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Updated January 10, 2024·

If you prioritize a larger storage capacity and a higher screen refresh rate, the Motorola Edge+ (2022) with its larger storage and faster refresh rate can be a better option. On the other hand, the Google Pixel 8 Pro, while typically less expensive, boasts a higher camera quality for both still photos and videos, and offers longer battery life. Both phones have similar screen sizes and are made of glass, and they run on the Android operating system. If you don't need as much storage and prefer better camera features and battery performance at a slightly lower cost, the Pixel 8 Pro could suit your needs more closely. Give Feedback

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Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

9.1
Pixel 8 Pro
Edge+ (2022)
5.8
The Google Pixel 8 Pro has excellent overall camera quality, while the Motorola Edge+ (2022) has poor overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

9.3
Pixel 8 Pro
Edge+ (2022)
5.8
The Google Pixel 8 Pro takes excellent photos, while the Motorola Edge+ (2022) takes poor photos.

Video Quality

8.0
Pixel 8 Pro
Edge+ (2022)
5.7
The Google Pixel 8 Pro takes very good videos, while the Motorola Edge+ (2022) takes poor videos.

Battery

7.8 Hours
Pixel 8 Pro
Edge+ (2022)
6.2 Hours
The Google Pixel 8 Pro has 7.8 hours of battery life. The Motorola Edge+ (2022) has 6.2 hours of battery life.

Cost

$999
Pixel 8 Pro
Edge+ (2022)
$850
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$1,000

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The Google Pixel 8 Pro has a price of $999 and the Motorola Edge+ (2022) costs $850.
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How the Google Pixel 8 Pro and the Motorola Edge+ (2022) compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Google Pixel 8 ProMotorola Edge+ (2022)
Google Pixel 8 ProMotorola Edge+ (2022)

GENERAL

Price
$999
$850
Brand
GoogleMotorola
Operating System
AndroidAndroid
Release Date
October 12, 2023March 24, 2022

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.7"6.7"
Resolution
2992 x 13442400 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
NoYes
Pixels Per Inch
489393
Display Type
OLEDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
TensorG3SD8G1
Internal Storage
128 gb512 gb
RAM
12 gb8 gb

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
9.1/105.9/10
Photos Score
9.3/105.8/10
Videos Score
8/105.7/10
Rear Cameras
Main, Ultrawide, Super TelephotoMain, Ultrawide
Main Camera
50 megapixels + OIS50 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
7.8 hours6.2 hours
Battery Capacity
5050 mah4800 mah
Wireless Charging
YesYes
Wireless charging Speed
23 w15 w
Reverse wireless charging
Yes (5 watts)Yes (5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
6.4" x 3.01"6.42" x 2.99"
Weight
7.51 oz6.91 oz
Back Material
GlassGlass
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesYes
Bluetooth Version
5.35.2
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
76e
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 257, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78 (SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)2, 5, 7, 12, 25, 26, 29, 30, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6)1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under DisplayFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Side
Unlockable Bootloader
Yes (Except Verizon Models)No
Color
Bay, Porcelain, ObsidianStardust White, Cosmos Blue
Stock Android
YesYes
SD Card
NoNo

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better CameraGoogle Pixel 8 Pro
Better BatteryGoogle Pixel 8 Pro

Shopping

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Google Pixel 8 Pro

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The Guardian

Samuel Gibbs | October 2023
"The screen, body, performance and battery life are all good. The Pixel has a distinctive look that elevates it from the many of the competition, too. It has a really great camera system, with an array of advanced AI-infused editing tools that blur the line between what’s real and what’s fake. But the biggest upgrade is in the full seven years of software support, bringing the Pixel up to par with Apple and outlasting all but the Fairphone 5 on the Android side."

Motorola Edge+ (2022)

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PhoneArena

Iskren Gaidarov | November 2022
"Simply put, the Motorola Edge 30 Pro offers great battery life. When it comes to real-life charging, this phone is blazing fast. This phone is a beast of a performer, with a great display and battery life, and should not get overshadowed by more popular brands. [Note: The "Edge 30 Pro" and "Edge+ (2022) are the same phone but have different names in different markets.]"

About Google

Google can be considered a relatively new player in the smartphone industry, joining as late as 2016 with their phone, the Google Pixel. Since then, the Pixel lineup has undergone many changes, but it has always been characterized by a focus on photography and clean software, by providing a pure Android experience. By virtue of Google being the creator of the Android operating system, Pixels are known for receiving timely software updates and for being supported with updates for a long time. Additionally, over the past few generations of devices, Google started designing their own processors. This allowed for the implementation of unique software features that are not present in any other phone, such as automatic call screening and unique voice transcribing capabilities.

About Motorola

Motorola, a well-known name in the smartphone world, has a long-standing legacy in the industry, with a history dating back to the early days of mobile phones. The brand is mostly known for striking a balance between affordability and functionality, as well as providing a clean and straightforward interface with their software skin on top of Android. While they have traditionally been prominent in the budget and midrange categories, Motorola has also occasionally ventured into the high-end category for smartphones.

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